Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is College Connect open?
A. Yes. College Connect is open with normal hours on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Our office works remotely on Tuesday and Thursdays.
Q. Does College Connect still offer in person tours?
A. No. We have adjusted out programs to be done virtually. Visit our Campus Visit page for more information.
Q. What age groups are your programs catered toward?
A. We have programs available for students from Kindergarten to 12th grade. Please see our Programs drop down and our Summer Reading Programs page.
Q. Are scholarships available?
A. Yes. Scholarship availability depends on the amount of money the College Connect program has available for scholarships. We offer scholarships for our Summer Programs and for Camp Alumni who now attend Texas Tech University.
Q. How do I find more information about TAME?
A. You can find more information about TAME 2021 by visiting our TAME page.
Q. What is your counselor to student ratio?
A. We assign one counselor per 15 camp participants. Our counselors are typically former campers and Texas Tech students. In order to ensure a safe environment for your campers a background check and intensive training is conducted.
Q. I live in Lubbock, instead of staying in the dorm can I take my child to and from
camp each day?
A. We allow students to commute back and forth between the camp each night if they registered as a Commuter Camper. Guardians must pick up and drop off campers if they want to commute.
Q. Will my child need to bring spending money?
A. No additional spending money is required. However, if you would like your student to have some additional cash then feel free to send them with money.
Q. What does my child need to bring?
A. Essential items vary from camp to camp. After registration you will receive a confirmation packet that will detail all the necessities required for our camps.
Q. My child would like to go to camp with a friend. Do you allow roommate requests?
A. Yes, when registering your child for camp you may request a roommate. Campers may request a roommate but it is not guaranteed. In order for your child to get their desired roommate, both students must request each other.
Q. Do you provide transportation to camp?
A. Participants are responsible for transportation to and from camp.
If you have any further questions please feel free to contact us.